Is there a way of only showing a word count for the text body only or is there a way of selecting all text with the text body paragraph style unfortunately at my university titles, headings,citations, references, tables, captions as well as forepapers and endpapers are not included in the word count limit. Of course, it is really hard to suggest exactly how many references your essay should include this depends totally on the subject matter and word count a philosophy essay, for example, may have a lot of critical thinking and be quite theory-heavy, and for this reason you may need more references than a. Pass/fail modules, mphil and doctoral dissertations 1 programme allocation of marks for adherence to a word count within individual module marking schemes 2 reference list • bibliography • appendices • glossary • footnotes this information should be included in the module's written assessment information. By chelsea lee dear style expert, what words count toward the word count in an apa style paper am i supposed to count the title page, abstract, citations, and reference list are there minimums or maximums for the word count. On submission of the dissertation you must include a statement of length confirming that it does not exceed the word limit for your degree committee these limits and footnotes, references and text within tables are to be counted within the word-limit, but captions, appendices and bibliographies are excluded appendices.
It would be possible to write a short statement of 80 words, or a thesis of 80 000 words, on the same topic the word count lets you know information such as how what is included in the word count everything is included in the wordcount except the cover sheet, the reference list and any appendices words in tables are. 40,000 words the exegesis accompanying a thesis by creative practice is normally no less than 20,000 words for a doctoral thesis and 10,000 words for a masters degree the word count does not include footnotes, appendices, references or tables etc 22 if length limits have been exceeded, notification of the length and. The word count specified for assessments will include footnotes, quotations and in-line references, but exclude the bibliography and appendices the exception to this are modules taught within history please see the history subject handbook for their guidelines some assessment tasks ask for diagrams, tables, maps,. Including tables, diagrams and results necessary to answer the question or support the thesis therefore, you will need to know that: ○ appendices are not included in the word count 2 examples of items in appendices were copied from a book, i placed an in-text reference to this source in my writing secondly, we.
Those submitted over the word limit indicate an absence of important editing and synthesising skills for that reason, penalties apply if word limits are not adhered to the word count does not include the bibliography or citations/references in the text (harvard style referencing) or in footnotes or endnotes (chicago style. The postgraduate degree regulations stipulate the word count for research degrees the thesis must not exceed a maximum word count of 100,000 there is no minimum word count the word count of the thesis includes the main text, preface material, footnotes and references but does not include.
Check the rules on word limits within your department and university and follow to the letter my word count covered the abstract and my thesis chapters/main text content pages, references and appendices excluded from the word count with my resubmission i ensured to submit a report within the word. My dissertation is due tomorrow afternoon and on a total word count of 4,900 ( which includes words from the the reference, first few pages etc) my word limit is 6,000 and i'm obviously no where near there this main reason for this is that my project had to end abruptly due to insufficient time and so i don't. The word limit for a piece or pieces of directed independent learning shall be defined at programme approval and will be equivalent to the effort required to prepare a dissertation of up to 20,000 words colleges must specify the exact requirements in their college handbooks the word limit should not include appendices (if.